Last updated on December 24th, 2018
Perhaps Oppo will not carry the weight of Samsung or Apple, but without a doubt, Oppo has gained quite a bit of popularity not in Asia, but here in Australia as well. A pocket-friendly flagship manufacturer Oppo has stamped out a niche with its fully-backed yet reasonable handsets, offering all the whistles and bells you’d expect from a premium or modern smartphone without breaking your bank. The Oppo has continued this trend by launching its much-anticipated Oppo Find X in Australia a couple of days back. The phone is slated for launch later this month, however. While still representing solid value, Oppo Find X aims to push the boundaries of flagship technology, said by Oppo’s Executive Director Michael Tran.
This time around, Oppo Find X rumours and leaks are circulating and showing that it’ll sport a hefty 8GB of RAM, 3730mAh battery, a dual 16MP + 20MP rear sensor as well as 6.42” (1080 x 2340) AMOLED display.
We have assembled every in our Oppo Find X review. So, without a further ado, let’s meet Oppo Find X.
Oppo Find X -Release Date
The Oppo Find X has been released in two colours – Glacier Blue and Bordeaux Red in Europe in August 2018 (previously rumoured to be released in June), and if we talk about Oppo Find X Release Date in Australia then the phone will be available in stores like JB Hi-Fi from 16th August 2018.
Oppo Find X – Pricing
The Oppo Find X Price in Europe is set around €999 and after conversion, Oppo Find X Price in Australia comes with retail price costing AU$1099 (will be available exclusively on JB HIFI). Indeed it’s a much higher price compared to Oppo’s previously released premium phones. It’s also higher compared to Oppo’s 2 handsets offered a month back.
Design & Display
The Oppo Find X is an exquisite flagship smartphone looks premium and boasts a metal unibody design. The phone comes with an under-display fingerprint sensor (just like upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9) which is one of the unique points. Moreover, it supports a Face unlock feature so that you can unlock your device by glancing at the screen. There is no top notch as the face of the phone is almost entirely display, clocking a screen-to-body ratio of 93.8%.
As for the display, Oppo Find X sports gorgeous 6.42-inches AMOLED display paired with extensive viewing angles offering a quality viewing experience. Thus, you can enjoy HD videos and games on the big screen. The display is being protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.
Performance and Storage
The brain behind Oppo Find X is Octa-core Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled with a hefty 8GB of RAM. The overall performance is butter smooth and doesn’t show a sign of lag even under the most demanding conditions. If you love working on multiple tasks and play graphics enriched games, Oppo Find X is the best suited to your requirement.
For storage, Oppo Find X comes with a massive 256GB of onboard memory which is ready to accommodate your files and other data with ease. Unfortunately, onboard memory isn’t expandable further.
Camera and OS
Moving towards its software department, Oppo Find X runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system which is upgradable to Android P 9.0.
On paper, Oppo Find X is equipped with a dual 16MP + 20MP primary sensors capable enough for shooting sharp, crisp and detailed images both in bright and dark conditions. On the other hand, video calls and selfies are assisted by a 25MP front-facing camera. You can indulge yourself in video calls via Skype, Messenger, etc.
The camera is backed by some additional features such as Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR and more.
Battery and Connectivity
Inside Oppo Find X, there’re several connectivity options including 4G with VoLTE, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and a USB. You can use two networks at once also, thanks to twin SIM Slots.
Talking about its battery, Oppo Find X sips juice from a built-in Li-Po 3730mAh battery which keeps you online all day long under moderate use but won’t deliver more than that with a heavy usage. The phone is being supported by fast charging which ensures that the battery is recharged in no time.
Here is a quick rundown of Oppo Find X specifications and features. Let’s have a look.
- Operating System: Android 8.0 Oreo
- SIM Slots: Dual SIM, Dual Stand-By
- Display Size: 5.99-inches (15.21cm) AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
- Display Resolution: 1080 x 2280 Pixels (421 PPI)
- Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
- Processor: Octa-core, 2.8 GHz, Kryo 385
- Architecture: 64 bit
- Graphics: Adreno 630
- RAM: 8GB
- Internal Memory: 64GB
- Expandable Memory: Up to 256GB via microSD Card
- Rear Camera: 16MP + 20MP
- Autofocus: Phase Detection autofocus
- Flash: LED Flash
- Image Resolution: 4616 x 3464 Pixels
- Settings: Exposure compensation, ISO control
- Shooting Modes: Continues Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
- Camera Features: Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
- Video Recording: 3840×2160 @ 30 fps
- Front Camera: 16MP
- Battery: 3400mAh Non-Removable
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, USB
- Sensors: Fingerprint (on-screen), Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
- Colours: Black & Gold
Let us know your thoughts about Oppo Find X. Does it really sound wonderful to you? Is it a futuristic flagship phone? Share your precious opinions down in the comments.